Manchester Airport calls on the Government for a simplified system for international travel

Manchester Airport calls on Government to introduce a simple two-tier travel system ahead of October 1st review Government figures show UK aviation is the worst hit sector, more than 90% down on pre-pandemic levels Manchester Airport served around 16% of pre-pandemic traffic over the crucial summer months, with numbers still 74% down in August compared to… Read the full press release

Emirates received official government delegation from Egypt at Arabian Travel Market

Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, along with H.E. Sultan Al Mansouri, received an official government delegation from Egypt at Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s leading travel and tourism exhibition. The Egyptian government delegation was headed… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus urges Government to facilitate the implementation of Ireland’s Aviation Restart Plan 2021

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has called on the government to facilitate the implementation of a plan to restart Ireland’s aviation industry after more than a year on near dormancy due to the pandemic. The Irish airline has urged the government to put into effect the findings of the Aviation… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes extension of government support for international airlines

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The extension of government support for international airlines operating New Zealand’s vital passenger and cargo connections has been welcomed by Auckland Airport. General Manager Aeronautical Commercial at Auckland Airport, Scott Tasker, said the past 12 months have been among the toughest in aviation history, and without… Read the full press release

COVID-19 crisis: IATA, AASA and BARSA call on South African government to provide financial relief to the aviation sector

Johannesburg, South Africa, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)  are calling on the South African government to provide specific financial relief to the aviation sector to address the severe impact of the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo to support Australian government’s initiative to facilitate exports of Australian produce

Air cargo carrier to participate in Australian government’s mechanism to support exports of Australian produce Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, will be working with the Australian government to facilitate exports of Australian produce to overseas markets including the Middle East. The air cargo carrier will… Read the full press release

IATA again calls for government relief measures as COVID-19 Impact Deepens in MENA

Amman, Jordan, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in MENA deepen. The region’s airlines could lose $24 billion of passenger revenue compared to 2019. That is $5 billion more than was expected at the beginning… Read the full press release

New poll revealed most Britons think the Government not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure

A majority of Britons think that the Government is not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure, a new poll has revealed today The findings come a week after a new CEBR report found that over 40% of the UK’s exports to non-EU markets pass through Heathrow, making it the country’s largest port… Read the full press release

IATA urges the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness

Bucharest, Romania, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness as a means to strengthen the economy of Romania. In addition, Romania’s Presidency of the European Union gives it a powerful opportunity to push policies for stronger aviation competitiveness across the whole of… Read the full press release

Aviareto, SITA and the Irish Government joint venture, celebrates One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets

One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets Dublin, Ireland, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviareto, the joint venture between SITA and the Irish Government, is celebrating its one millionth registration of aircraft assets. Aviareto holds the contract with the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to operate the International Registry… Read the full press release

ACI World welcomes the Indian government’s move to pursue further private investment in airport development

Investment will help India address growing air services capacity crunch Mumbai, India, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World today said the Indian government’s move to pursue further private investment in airport development will better enable the country to respond to the growing demand for air services. The key context for discussion… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomes HKSAR Government measures to strengthen the transport connectivity of Lantau with other cities in the Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomes the commitment of the Hong Kong SAR Government of making its “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” a priority as outlined in the 2018 Policy Address given today by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam. The airline welcomes the Government’s… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association commissioned study says traveling for meetings and conferences is vital to making government more efficient and effective

Cancelling Participation in Meetings and Conferences Can Cost U.S. Taxpayers More in the Long Run Washington, D.C., 2013-07-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Traveling for meetings and conferences is vital to making government more efficient and effective, according to a new study conducted by Rockport Analytics for the U.S. Travel Association. In contrast, cancelling government participation in key events carries significant… Read the full press release